A round-up some of the main hospitality news stories from the past week, including The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards Top 100 Auction going live, Wahaca's restaurant closures and Native's move eastwards.
A special auction of once-in-a-life food and drink experiences featuring some of the country’s top chefs and most celebrated restaurants, where all the proceeds are being donated to charity, has now gone live.
The Mince Pie Project, the annual mince pie auction and raffle featuring baked delights from some of the UK’s leading chefs, has re-launched for 2013 with Michel Roux Jr, Michael Caines and Raymond Blanc all on-board.
Tom Aikens, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Bruno Loubet and Jason Atherton were among 20 Michelin-starred chefs who raised £330k for leukaemia charity Leuka in this year's Who's Cooking Dinner? event at the Four Seasons, Park Lane.
The website where restaurants sell off tables to the highest bidder has expanded to Edinburgh, following its Glasgow launch. Sukhvir Dhillon, the founder of Priceyourmeal.com, said, ;The Edinburgh restaurant scene has experienced a culinary ...